What is Indian Head Massage?

What is Indian Head Massage?

Indian Head Massage is recognised by the Federation of Holistic Therapists (the largest and leading professional association for therapists in the UK and Ireland), as a natural massage therapy. Practiced in Asia for over 5,000 years, this healing treatment, despite its name, uses techniques to help treat a number of different areas. These include the head, scalp, face, neck, shoulders and upper back. What is Indian Head Massage based on? Indian Head Massage uses the ancient method known as Ayurveda, which are natural therapies that take into account the mind, body and spirit. What to expect during a treatment? The…

Extra Care and Extended Cover options from AXA PPP

Extra Care and Extended Cover options from AXA PPP

AXA PPP Healthcare are one of the largest providers of healthcare in the UK and have been helping people access medical care for over 75 years. They are part of the AXA Group. AXA PPP Healthcare clients benefit from a network of over 250 hospitals and almost 400 scanning centres – all specially selected because of their quality and the range of services they can offer. When you are looking for an insurance provider for your business, AXA PPP Healthcare offer a modular product which enables you to choose cover for the benefits that meet your specific needs. You can…

5 Questions Answered About An Individual Private Medical Insurance Policy

5 Questions Answered About An Individual Private Medical Insurance Policy

When it comes to purchasing an Individual Private Medical Insurance policy we are only too aware of how many questions there can be. To help you find the best suited policy for you and your family, we have listed five common questions and answers which we hope will assist you should you look to buy an Individual Private Medical Insurance policy. 1. What does Private Medical Insurance cover? Most policies cover the following medical costs, but it does depend on the benefits selected and the type of policy you choose: – Diagnosis – Treatment – Aftercare 2. How much will an…

National Obesity Awareness Week

National Obesity Awareness Week

Eating well and being physically active can have a very positive impact on our health – from the amount of energy we have when we get up in the morning to protecting us against chronic diseases including cardiovascular disease and cancer later in life. It can also prevent weight gain and obesity. National Obesity Awareness week commenced on the 9th January 2017 and with it running until the 15th January 2017 the Public Health Agency (PHA) would love the UK to come together in a national New Year’s resolution to help improve health by cooking healthier recipes, cutting out snacks…

What is Kinesiology?

What is Kinesiology?

Kinesiology is a non-invasive holistic energy therapy. It combines the ancient principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Techniques allowing the Kinesiologist to treat you as an individual. A Kinesiologist will use a range of gentle yet extremely powerful muscle-testing techniques to get a picture of what is happening in your meridian and how this may be affecting you. A Kinesiology Session During your first session, your Kinesiologist will want to understand why you have come for treatment and will take a comprehensive case history so they can determine the priority stressors and ensure the appropriate muscle-testing technique is used…

What does psychiatric or mental health cover refer to on your private medical insurance policy

What does psychiatric or mental health cover refer to on your private medical insurance policy

If you have Private Medical Insurance, many providers offer the option to add cover for psychiatric or mental health claims to your policy. Some insurers include this as part of their core cover and some offer no cover for claims of this type at all but the majority will offer this as an add-on benefit. Claims for psychiatric conditions can be expensive and as such if you want to have this cover included in your policy it could make a significant difference in the premium you pay. Insurers could offer a specific monetary limit for these claims such as £15,000…